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Paradise Theater

2004 Photo from the Roger Katz collection
2413 Grand Concourse
Bronx (New York) NY

Record #16520  
 Opened: September 7, 1929
 Closed: 2012
 Current Use: Church
Capacity: 3785 seats
Architect(s): John Eberson
Architectural Style(s): Atmospheric; Spanish
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Venetian
 Previously operated by: Loews Theatres

The Paradise was closed by Loews in 1994. It then underwent a $25 million restoration in preparation for a 2005 reopening. Over the next few years it staged concerts and boxing matches. However, the theatre appears to have closed again by July 2008. Another reopening for live music performances occurred on October 24, 2009. It closed again in the fall of 2012 and was converted into a church.

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August 2004 photos from the Roger Katz collection.

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Last featured 10/17/2004. Last edited 12/2/2012.

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